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  Farenthold, R. Blake
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AffiliationRepublican  
  2011-01-01  
 
NameR. Blake Farenthold
Address
Corpus Christi, Texas , United States
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Born December 12, 1961 (59 years)
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Dec 15, 2012 07:08pm
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InfoBlake Farenthold is a lifelong resident of South Texas, born and raised in Corpus Christi. He attended Incarnate Word Academy, the University of Texas at Austin where he received a BS in Radio, Television, and Film, and St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.

Blake’s diverse career includes working as a radio disk jockey in high school and college, seven years of practicing law at the Kleberg Law Firm in Corpus Christi and founding Farenthold Consulting LLC, a computer consulting and web design firm. Though much of the business was sold, he continues to work with local businesses, improving their technology and addressing internet needs.

Until leaving to begin the campaign, Blake co-hosted Lago in the Morning, a top rated conservative talk radio program.

Blake takes an active part in the community. He served on the board of St. James Episcopal School, the Texas State Aquarium, Computer Section of the State Bar of Texas, and is on the leadership team of the Social Media Club of Corpus Christi. He also spends time refereeing basketball games and volunteering to teach computers and digital photography to senior citizens.

The Farenthold family makes their home in Corpus Christi. Blake met his wife Debbie while at college in line for tickets to a Jimmy Buffett concert. They have two daughters. Morgan attends at Texas Tech and Amanda was recently accepted to Vanderbilt.

School, Work, Family, or Play – Blake Farenthold is a man of and for South Texas.


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 19, 2018 07:20am News Blake Farenthold Blames ‘F-Tards,’ Me Too Campaign For His Downfall  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 25, 2018 03:00pm News Gov. Abbott wants Farenthold to cover taxpayer cost of special election to replace him in Congress  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 12, 2018 09:15pm Legal Ruling Ethics panel calls on former U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold to repay $84,000 harassment settlement  Article RP 
Dec 01, 2017 11:25am Scandal Lawmaker behind secret $84K sexual harassment settlement unmasked  Article RP 
Jul 03, 2012 10:05am News Rep. Blake Farenthold’s sister arrested in Corpus Christi drug raid  Article DFWDem 
Jun 19, 2012 10:00am Idiocy Pol: Undocumented teens had 'say in it'  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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FAMILY
Father George Randolph Farenthold 1939-1972
Grandfather George Edward Farenthold 1915-2000

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RACES
  11/08/2016 TX District 27 Won 61.69% (+23.39%)
  03/01/2016 TX District 27 - R Primary Won 55.91% (+11.81%)
  11/04/2014 TX District 27 Won 63.60% (+29.91%)
  03/04/2014 TX District 27 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 27 Won 56.75% (+17.54%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 27 - R Primary Won 70.78% (+59.04%)
  11/02/2010 TX District 27 Won 47.84% (+0.73%)
  04/13/2010 TX District 27 - R Runoff Won 51.32% (+2.64%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 27 - R Primary Won 30.13% (+0.00%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  03/06/2018 TX District 27 - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-36.09%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  05/29/2012 TX District 34 - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-36.33%)
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C00473736 Elect Blake Farenthold Committee $ 529.77